1. Prepare Your Summer Vacation Rental

    It seems like it was not that long ago that our non-recourse loan lenders were talking about prepping your vacation rental property for winter, but here we are, already thinking about summer! They weren’t lying when they said “time flies.” Summer is a big season for most vacation rental owners. You want to be sure that your rental is fully ready to withstand the heavy traffic of the season. …Read More

  2. Building Up Your Retirement Savings

    Our non-recourse lenders have talked about the different types of IRAs, we’ve talked about different types of retirement accounts, and we’ve talked about how you can use your self-directed IRA or solo 401(k) to invest in rental properties. But in order to retire or to qualify for a non-recourse loan, you need to have sufficient funds in your account. Here are some of the best ways that you can…Read More

  3. Why Your Rental Property Shouldn’t Allow Pets

    Welcome back to our blog series on the pros and cons of allowing pets in your rental property. By allowing renters to have pets, you’ll likely have more renters to choose from, and could potentially see some financial benefits as well (check out our previous post for more details). But as is the case with everything in life, there’s always a catch. Our non-recourse loan lenders are going to ex…Read More

  4. Rental Trends And Millennials

    The largest demographic in the workforce, predicted to take up nearly half of the house buying market, the Millennial generation is influencing society in countless ways. When it comes to planning your investment properties and taking out a rental property loan, it’s essential that you know some of the trends that can be expected from millennials. Our non-recourse loan lenders have compiled some…Read More

  5. Rental Property Myths

    Rental property myths are practically a dime a dozen. When taking into account the current housing market trends and real estate market, rumors can easily fly. Our non-recourse loan lenders are here to dispel some of these myths so that you can be more informed when it comes to rental investment properties. Find out more, and begin your non-recourse loan application with First Western Federal Savi…Read More

  6. 2019 Housing Market Trends

    With the rush of the holidays behind us, we can finally start to look ahead. 2019 shows a lot of promise for the housing market, and for those looking into investment properties and applying for a non-recourse loan, it’s the perfect time to start evaluating trends. Our non-recourse lenders at First Western Federal Savings Bank have the latest in market research and financial trends for you to lo…Read More

  7. Is Your Vacation Rental Ready for Winter? Part II

    Welcome back to our blog series on preparing your vacation rental for winter! In our first blog, we talked about how to close up your vacation rental if it’s not going to be used in the colder months. Today we’re diving into how you can prepare your property for winter, so that your guests will thoroughly love their stay. Learn more in our blog, and contact First Western Federal Savings Bank t…Read More

  8. Is Your Vacation Rental Ready for Winter? Part I

    Whether this is the first time you’re preparing your vacation rental property for winter or the fifth, there are still things that can get overlooked or forgotten about. A checklist can help anyone make sure their vacation rental is on track for the colder months ahead. Our non-recourse loan lenders have broken it down into two different sections: those who are renting out their property in wint…Read More

  9. Which IRA Is Best?

    It doesn’t matter how old you are, it’s never too early to start thinking about your retirement savings. Interestingly enough, however, your retirement savings don’t need to solely be used for retirement. With the right circumstances and the right IRA, you could actually use your IRA for investment opportunities — if that’s something you’re interested in, of course. The non-recourse le…Read More

  10. Pros and Cons of Property Mangement Companies

    Pros And Cons Of Property Management Companies

    Once you’re approved for a non-recourse loan, you can truly begin thinking about your rental property. You’ll start thinking about its purpose, who it’s going to serve, and all the ways that you’re going to prepare it. The list of things to get your rental property ready is a mile long to say the least, but it’s fun and exciting all the same. At this point, many people start wondering if…Read More